The foundation of your Five-Element Acupuncture training

Module 1 is the first six months of your training. You attend six monthly (Mon-Fri) workshops (21 hours contact time). These classes focus on clinical skills (point location and pulses) and also review the material studied online from the month before. After each session you will be able to access the next tranche of learning material on-line.

MODULE 1

M23 - Introductory 4 Days. Module 1 #1 Scheduled: 24 Feb 2023 to 27 Feb 2023

M23 - Module 1 #2 Scheduled: 24 Mar 2023 to 26 Mar 2023

M23 - Module 1 #3 Scheduled: 21 Apr 2023 to 23 Apr 2023

M23 - Module 1 #4 Scheduled: 19 May 2023 to 21 May 2023

M23 - Module 1 #5 Scheduled: 16 Jun 2023 to 18 Jun 2023

M23 - Module 1 #6 Scheduled: 14 Jul 2023 to 16 Jul 2023

What to expect from Module 1

138 hours of compulsory contact time and a minimum of 140 hours of additional study time

  • Online classes released monthly (unlimited viewing throughout your training)

  • Ongoing mentor and academic support

  • Monthly in-person classes in London

  • Clinical observations

Online filmed lectures are released monthly and made available to you 24/7

Module 1 Syllabus Breakdown

  • 1

    WELCOME TO MODULE 1

    • Welcome to Module 1

    • Before you get started...

    • Books and Equipment

    • Point Location Practice - Clinical Skills Days

    • Booking the Induction Day

  • 2

    Point Location

    • 1.39 Introduction to Point Location

    • 1.40 I The Heart

    • 1.41 V Circulation Sex

    • 1.42 IX The Lung

    • 1.43 II The Small Intestine

    • 1.44 IV The Three Heater

    • 1.45 X The Large Intestine

    • 1.46 IV The Kidney

    • 1.47 XII The Spleen

    • 1.48 VIII The Liver

    • 1.49 III The Bladder

    • 1.50 VII The Gall Bladder

    • 1.51 XI The Stomach

  • 3

    Foundation of Philosophy and Theory

    • 1.01 Becoming an Acupuncturist

    • 1.02 The Foundational Roots of Five Element Acupuncture (audio only)

    • The Foundational Roots of Five-Element Acupuncture and the Huang di Neijing - a Zoom lecture with Gerad Kite (2020). This is NOT required viewing at this stage.

    • 1.03 Basic Concepts of Chinese Medicine

    • 1.04 Law of the Five Elements (Sheng & K'O)

    • 1.05 Introduction to the Officials (NB - Read additional text below)

    • 1.05 The Law of Mother/Child

    • 1.07 The Meridian Pathways & Types of Points

    • 1.08 Command Point Theory

    • 1.09 The Art of Pulse Taking

    • 1.10 The Seasons, their Elements and their Associations

    • 1.11 Diagnosis (CSOE)

    • 1.12 The Causative Factor

  • 4

    The Elements and their Officials

    • 1.13 Spring | Wood

    • 1.14 Spring | Wood | VIII The Liver

    • 1.15 Spring | Wood | VII The Gallbladder

    • 1.16 Summer | FIre

    • 1.17 Summer | Fire | I The Heart

    • 1.18 Summer | Fire | II The Small Intestine

    • 1.19 Summer | Fire | V Circulation Sex

    • 1.20 Summer | Fire | VI The Three Heater

    • 1.21 Late Summer | Earth

    • 1.22 Late Summer | Earth | XI The Stomach

    • 1.23 Late Summer | Earth | XII The Spleen

    • 1.24 Autumn | Metal

    • 1.25 Autumn | Metal | IX The Lung

    • 1.26 Autumn | Metal | X Large Intestine

    • 1.27 Winter | Water

    • 1.28 Winter | Water | III The Bladder

    • 1.29 | Winter | Water | IV The Kidney

  • 5

    Points & Laws

    • 1.30 Source Points

    • 1.31 Junction Points

    • 1.32 The Wei Level

    • 1.33 The Law of Midday/Midnight

    • 1.34 Horary Points

    • 1.35 Element Points & Transfers

    • 1.36 The Law of Husband/Wife

    • 1.37 The Law of Cure and the Law of Least Action

    • 1.38 Introduction to the Spirits of the Points

  • 6

    Case-Studies Confidentiality Agreement

    • CONFIDENTIALITY

  • 7

    Case-Studies (open & scroll down for all elements)

    • Intro to Water Case Studies

    • Alice

    • Adam

    • Julianne

    • Chris

    • Jack

    • Lola

    • Tom

    • Chloe

    • Jo

    • Intro to Wood Case-Studies

    • Angela

    • Benedict

    • Max

    • Luciano

    • Susie

    • Intro to Fire Patient Case-Studies

    • Denise

    • Sandra

    • Elizabeth

    • Janet

    • Intro to Metal Patient Case-Studies

    • Jane

    • Intro to Earth Patient Case-Studies

    • Josh

    • Mike

    • Valerie